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Topic: Steve Jobs

Upcoming Steve Jobs biography exposes Apple co-founder's final years, succession plans

03/17/2015, 12:03 pm

A new excerpt from the upcoming biography Becoming Steve Jobs illustrates some of the lesser-known aspects of the Apple co-founder's life, including succession plans, his decline, and his involvement with Campus 2, the new Apple headquarters under construction in Cupertino.


Eddy Cue blasts Alex Gibney's 'mean-spirited' Steve Jobs documentary at SXSW

03/16/2015, 12:03 pm

A fresh cinematic look at the life of late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs, directed by Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney, has been met with scorn from Apple employees following its debut at the annual South by Southwest film festival.


Upcoming book reveals Steve Jobs refused liver transplant offer from Tim Cook, didn't want Apple to build TV, mulled Yahoo buy

03/12/2015, 07:03 pm

The forthcoming book "Becoming Steve Jobs" is shaping up to be a revelation on the late Apple cofounder's life, and a recent "leak" reveals Jobs refused a living donor liver transplant from current CEO Tim Cook, was looking into an acquisition of Yahoo! and didn't want Apple to produce another TV product.


Upcoming Steve Jobs biography dives deep into Apple cofounder's life, features interviews with Tim Cook, Jony Ive, more

03/02/2015, 06:03 pm

An upcoming biography about Steve Jobs promises an intimate portrait of the late tech guru told through extensive interviews with Jobs' inner circle, including current Apple CEO Tim Cook, SVP of Design Jony Ive and Jobs' widow Laurene Powell Jobs, among others.


Tim Cook discusses Steve Jobs, personal privacy, and Apple's role as a social leader

03/02/2015, 09:03 am

Apple CEO Tim Cook waxed nostalgic about his relationship with the late Steve Jobs, reiterated the company's commitment to its customers' privacy, and discussed his thoughts on Apple's ability to influence social change during a sit-down with German tabloid BILD earlier this week.


Tim Cook commemorates Steve Jobs's birthday on trip to Germany

02/24/2015, 11:02 am

Apple's chief executive was spotted on Tuesday in Germany, where he took the time to tweet a short remembrance of late colleague Steve Jobs before visiting the offices of infamous German tabloid Bild.


Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film, starring Michael Fassbender, will hit theaters Oct. 9

02/04/2015, 03:02 pm

The long-awaited film based on the authorized biography of Steve Jobs, penned by Academy Award winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin, will hit theaters this fall, on Oct. 9.


Oscar winner Alex Gibney bringing new Steve Jobs documentary to SXSW Film

02/03/2015, 10:02 pm

Oscar-winning documentarian Alex Gibney will premier his latest project, a feature entitled "Steve Jobs: The Man in the Machine" that chronicles the late Apple CEO's influence on the modern world's relationship with computers, at the annual South by Southwest film festival next month.


Photos show Michael Fassbender as Steve Jobs, Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak in upcoming film

02/02/2015, 01:02 pm

Filming of the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic is underway, and newly published photos from the film's set show critically acclaimed actor Michael Fassbender in the lead role, alongside Seth Rogen as Steve Wozniak.


Universal Pictures announces cast of upcoming Steve Jobs movie, start to principal filming

01/27/2015, 11:01 pm

In a prepared statement issued on Tuesday, Universal Studios announced the full cast list for its upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, currently titled "Steve Jobs," including actresses set to play Jobs' daughter Lisa at three different ages.


Filming for Steve Jobs biopic underway at tech guru's childhood home

01/16/2015, 07:01 pm

Principal filming for a Steve Jobs biopic penned by Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin official started in California on Friday, with crews set up at the house where Jobs and Steve Wozniak built the first Apple computer in 1976.


How Apple Inc. managed to upstage the tech industry at CES for fifteen years

01/15/2015, 05:01 am

Within three years of Steve Jobs' return to Apple in 1996, he transformed the then-struggling company into an innovation machine capable of consistently stealing attention from the rest of the industry. This year's Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas suffered at least its fifteenth year of being upstaged by Apple.


Universal's Steve Jobs biopic adds Perla Haney-Jardine as Lisa Jobs

01/06/2015, 09:01 am

After Hollywood superstar Natalie Portman allegedly passed on the role, director Danny Boyle has reportedly settled on relatively unknown actress Perla Haney-Jardine to play Steve Jobs's once-estranged daughter Lisa in the upcoming film biopic about the mercurial former Apple CEO.


Disney CEO Bob Iger recalls close working relationship with Steve Jobs

12/29/2014, 01:12 pm

Late Apple cofounder Steve Jobs found a "true partner" in Bob Iger, according to a new profile of the Disney chief executive, with Jobs going so far as to hand-pick Iger to succeed him on Apple's board of directors.


Kate Winslet, others rumored to join cast of upcoming Steve Jobs movie

12/19/2014, 06:12 pm

The cast of Oscar-winning screenwriter Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs film is apparently filling out, as the latest scuttlebutt has Kate Winslet in talks to costar and Boardwalk Empire actor Michael Stuhlbarg to take on a supporting role.


Judge rules videotaped Steve Jobs deposition to remain out of public eye

12/17/2014, 05:12 pm

After successfully defending a long-running antitrust case related to the iPod and iTunes ecosystem, Apple on Wednesday won a separate fight to keep videotaped deposition from late company cofounder Steve Jobs sealed.


Leaked Sony emails reveal possible shooting locations for Steve Jobs biopic, hint at storyline

12/11/2014, 07:12 pm

Fallout from a massive Sony Pictures hack continues to provide nuggets of information about an upcoming Steve Jobs biopic, the latest being emails from screenwriter Aaron Sorkin and David Fincher, who was previously slated to direct the movie.


Jeff Daniels linked to troubled Steve Jobs biopic, Sony leak shows Sorkin wanted Tom Cruise for lead role [u]

12/09/2014, 02:12 pm

"Newsroom" star Jeff Daniels looks likely to play former Apple CEO John Sculley in the upcoming Aaron Sorkin-penned Steve Jobs biopic, a Tuesday report said, as director Danny Boyle is said to have Daniels at the top of his list for the role.


Major news outlets seek permission to broadcast Steve Jobs deposition in iTunes antitrust suit

12/09/2014, 08:12 am

Three major news organizations have filed a motion to release footage of a deposition from Steve Jobs shown in court last week, citing "substantial public interest" in rare footage of the late Apple co-founder.


Natalie Portman declines role in Steve Jobs biopic

12/08/2014, 07:12 pm

It appears another big-name actor has passed on the opportunity to work on Aaron Sorkin's Steve Jobs movie, as Natalie Portman is no longer in talks to play the female lead.